COVID Impact (MN): Gov. Walz Details Economic Relief Proposal For Small Businesses, Struggling Workers, FamiliesGov. Tim Walz says he’s committed to “turning over every stone” to find funding that helps small businesses stay afloat, supports workers and ensures families can put food on the table during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Allina Health Says No Visitors Allowed As Pandemic Worsens In MinnesotaAllina Health says no visitors are allowed at its facilities as of Wednesday -- with exceptions -- due to updated COVID-19 guidelines.
University Of Wisconsin Enrollment Drops Nearly 2% Amid COVID-19 PandemicEnrollment at University of Wisconsin campuses across the state dropped nearly 2% overall and even more for first-year students amid the coronavirus pandemic that forced most classes online, the system reported on Thursday.
Minnesota Eases Visits To Long-Term Care Facility ResidentsMinnesota health officials rolled back rules Monday that prevented many families from visiting their loved ones in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Study Finds Screen Time Has Skyrocketed For Some Kids During The PandemicA lot of children are spending more time in front of screens than ever before.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Finds New Ways To Reopen Without MusicalsStage theaters throughout the Twin Cities are slowly starting to make their return since closing back in March.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Residential Waste 'Off The Charts' Due To PandemicThe amount of time Minnesotans have spent at home this year has made a difference in what's getting thrown out in the trash.
Coronavirus (Minnesota): MDH Reports 1,100+ Additional COVID-19 Cases, Citing Lab BacklogThe Minnesota Health Department (MDH) released its latest COVID-19 data Thursday, reporting 1,158 additional positive cases -- the first time daily cases have breached 1,000.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 728 More Cases And 6 Additional Deaths; State Nears 70K Positive Cases OverallMinnesota health officials say there have been 728 additional COVID-19 cases and six more deaths in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: 556 Additional Cases And 4 Deaths Reported; Over 900K Minnesotans Tested So FarMinnesota health officials updated the impact of COVID-19 on the state Friday, reporting 556 additional cases and four more deaths in the last 24 hours.
Coronavirus (MN): MDH Reports 763 New COVID-19 Cases, 9 Deaths; Overall Tests Breach 900KA day after Gov. Tim Walz announced the upcoming statewide mask mandate, health officials on Thursday are reporting 763 more COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths.
Minnesota Hospital Association Asks Gov. Walz To Impose Statewide Mask Mandate: 'We Have A Narrow Window Of Time'Minnesota's hospitals have asked Gov. Tim Walz to impose a statewide mask mandate to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MDH Reports 578 New Cases, 8 More Deaths As ICU Number Continues To Decrease As more and more cities in Minnesota begin requiring masks in public indoor spaces to prevent the spread of COVID-19, state health officials are reporting 578 more cases and eight more deaths.
Gov. Walz Extends Peacetime Emergency Due To COVID-19 OutbreakThe current peacetime emergency status is set to expire August 12 if not extended on or before then.
Nearly 100,000 Accessed Health Insurance Through MNsure Since March 1; Enrollment Opportunities ContinueNearly 100,000 Minnesotans have accessed health care coverage through MNsure since the beginning of the pandemic, and enrollment opportunities continue during this critical time.